Omooba Yemisi Shyllon’s profile
He is a Prince of Ake in Abeokuta, Ogun State. He hails from the Sogbulu and Ogunfayo lineage of the Lararun ruling house of Ake in Egbaland.
KSA@70: I didn’t know music would take me to this level
For veteran juju musician, Mr. Sunday Adeniyi, otherwise known as King Sunny Ade, marking his birthday has become a yearly tradition. This year, it’s the king of juju musicians’ 70th birthday.
Glo’s professor Johnbull excoriates sagging, indecent dressing in episode 8
In continuation of its forte of social re-engineering and moral suasion, high riding TV drama series sponsored by Globacom, Professor Johnbull, has denounced the rampant habit of pulling down trousers to reveal underpants widely called “sagging....
Onwueme: We are fast becoming a nation without memory, lost and dead
I will not say I nurse any regret, because I don’t also know if that other tract would have got me this far either. So, I will start from the premise of being grateful to God that I have got this far.
10 years on, youth empowerment, artistic enterprise, tourism promotion find expression in LIMCA
Life In My City Art Festival (LIMCAF) clocks one decade this year. And activities that will culminate in the grand award presentation ceremony of the 10th edition, as well as one-decade anniversary ...
Middle class women have lost more ground in fight against patriarchy, says Ajayi-Soyinka
I grew up climbing trees and rocks, picking snails in the bush and behind the hills that seemed so huge. I went to visit the place a couple of years ago and I was amazed because the hills that seemed so huge then now appeared very small.
Aduaka: No apologies being a black filmmaker in Britain
On a good day, moving around Lagos is usually not an easy ride, so, when it rains, the situation becomes intense. This was the condition France-based Nigerian filmmaker Newton Aduaka and his producer found themselves on this day....
Nollywood should self-reflect, its politics very distracting
Tunde Kelani was introduced to Yoruba literature at an early age, a tradition he has also handed down to his children, who speak, read and write the language very well.
New Orleans War Museum: Brings back memories of World War II
The National World War 11 Museum, located on 945, Magazine Street, downtown New Orleans, is a masterpiece. The seven-storey atrium, seated on 178,000 square feet and 100,000 more yet to come, chronicles what has been described as the mightiest struggle humankind has ever experienced.
UNIC, movie stars take climate change message to the grassroots
The President of TGMAN, Saidi Balogun, and the National Information Officer of UNIC Lagos, Mr. Oluseyi Soremekun, led the team. The awareness campaign attracted motorists and pedestrians, who were excited to see their idols.
Purple Heart Day: Lessons for Nigeria
Rather than his opponent Hillary Clinton or members of his party that have been reluctant to support their candidate, Trump’s challenger came in the shape of an eloquent and poised Muslim-American couple who had lost their son in the Iraq war.
Bane of Nigerian literature is absence of mentors, editors in the publishing space
Well, multi-tasking is the main source of a dynamic life. Right now, I’m working on a new collection of essays. I’m trying my hands on a novel. I’m doing many things at the same time. I’m coordinating the most exciting thing in the literary space in Nigerian poetry now, Ibadan Poetry Foundation....